Alias of DAVID V. KELLER
Submitted by Joseph D. Parriott; typed by Linda Fluharty.
Moundsville Echo, February 17, 1928
DAVID B. [V.] KELLER
DAVID B.[V.] KELLER, VETERAN OF CIVIL WAR, DIES SUNDAY
David B.[V.] Keller, prominent citizen of McMechen, died yesterday afternoon at 4 o'clock in the home of the son, Charles E. Keller, on Thirteenth street, McMechen, following a lingering illness. Mr. Keller was born in Lewis county, near Weston, W.Va., on March 6, 1843, being in his 85th year.
Enlisting in the Union army with his two brothers, W. H. Keller and J. W. Keller, at the outbreak of the Civil war, Mr. Keller served four years in the service of his country, and shortly after the close of the war moved with his family to McMechen, where he resided since. The two brothers both survive and reside in McMechen.
Besides the two brothers heis survived by his son, Charles E. Keller, and one sister, Mrs. Eliza Bennett, of McMechen. His wife preceded him to the grave many years ago.
Mr. Keller was a veteran employe of the Baltimore & Ohio railroad, spending more than 20 years in the employ of that company. He retired years ago when he suffered the loss of an arm and one finger on the other hand in an industrial accident.
The body was removed to the Lutes mortuary in Moundsville and will be taken to the family home this afternoon. Funeral services will be held at 7 o'clcok this evening by the James G. Blaine Circle No. 3 Ladies of the G. A. R. and more elaborate rites will be conducted at 7:30 o'clock this evening by the pastor of the M. E. church of McMechen.
Tuesday morning the funeral party will leave for Lewis county, and interment will take place in the family cemetery near Weston.